Ministry of Agriculture and Food

Geir Pollestad (Cent.)

Minister of Agriculture and Food

The Ministry of Agriculture and Food has chief responsibility for food policy and agricultural policy. Agricultural policy covers land utilisation, agriculture and forestry, reindeer and other animal husbandry, and development of new agriculture based industries.
October 2023 deposit.

Ghana genebank becomes the 100th depositor to Svalbard Global Seed Vault


The deposit of new seeds from the Ghana genebank is an important step towards ensuring the long-term protection of the country’s major food crops.

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Travelling with dogs in Norway


The Norwegian Act on responsible dog management. This Act sets out the general requirements for dog management in Norway. Information on the most essential requirements when travelling with dogs in Norway follows below.


Phone: (+47) 22 24 90 90
Address: Postboks 8007 Dep. , 0030 Oslo
Visitor address: Teatergata 9 (R6), Oslo